The practitioners at East West Physicians don?t limit themselves to one approach to healthcare. Instead, they merge traditional Eastern medicine with chiropractic, primary care, and anti-aging therapies. The acupuncturists on staff use their hair-thin needles to combat everything from pain and infertility to weight problems, and the spine specialists treat children and adults with drug-free adjustments. Unlike chaperoning a kindergarten field trip to the car horn factory, visiting the center is a good thing to do if you?re feeling tired and stressed; vitamin drips and bio-identical hormones treat fatigue, and massage therapy relaxes muscles and minds.
There’s always a busy buzz at Inspiration by Claudia. Inside, you can find stylists hard at work with cuts, blowouts, and conditioning treatments. Aestheticians occupy themselves by waxing eyebrows, removing signs of age with Botox treatments, and performing 60-minute facials. The staff speaks both English and Spanish, ensuring clients get the look they desire and not just this haircut photo glued to the back of their head.
TTI Organics is a destination for aesthetic treatments both dramatic and subtle. Detail-oriented beauties opt for eyelash extensions, or request a wax with optional Swarovski crystals. Crystals make another, more understated appearance?but with big results?during microdermabrasion treatments, which slough away dead skin cells to showcase the naturally dewy complexion that lies beneath. Microcurrent face-lifts tighten tired skin, making clients look so young that servers ask for ID before letting them order dishes topped with white-wine or vodka sauce. For a whole-body change, clients opt for spray tans, inch-shedding body wraps, and ultrasonic cavitation.
At Advanced Dentistry of Plantation, father-and-son duo Marc and Eli Schwartz pair extensive medical training with an artistic touch to polish and align smiles. The dental team's operating motto—“We create beautiful smiles”—finds its way into nearly all of their general, cosmetic, and restorative treatments. During comprehensive exams, the doctors Schwartz inspect mouths for signs of tooth decay and gum disease before leaning in to listen for the telltale trills of swallowed harmonicas. A digital x-ray machine peers beneath the gumline to find hidden cavities, and a DiagnoDent laser pen helps the dentists locate other minor issues before they become major problems.
Cosmetic enhancements—from thin, custom-made veneers to a full-mouth rejuvenation—fill the gaps in missing, chipped, or crooked teeth. The Zoom whitening system's peroxide-based gel imbues teeth with a stainless glow, and Invisalign braces straighten smiles without temporarily sacrificing their attractiveness.
Performing around 3,000 treatments every year, South Florida Center for Cosmetic Surgery aims to mend bodily botherations with noninvasive- and surgical-treatment options. Supported by a staff of doctors, nurse practitioners, and aestheticians, the center employs two plastic surgeons, each with roughly 30 years of experience. Before performing any surgery, these doctors meet with patients to discuss their expectations for the procedure as well as their medical history. For its noninvasive med-spa services, the aestheticians use medical-grade products or injectable dermal fillers to even out clients' skin tone. Additionally, the center features four different cosmetic laser systems, which can help to minimize the appearance of stubble, acne scars, spider veins, cellulite, or especially stubborn temporary tattoos
Dermatone Skin Rejuvenation Center's licensed technicians and nurses wield FDA-certified radio-frequency generators for skin-tightening treatments that seek to mitigate stretch marks and cellulite. The therapeutic, deep-seeking heat massages existing collagen and promotes the production of new collagen in hopes of firmer skin surfaces. The clinic and its aestheticians, however, don't only offer this treatment?they also present a slate of facials designed with essential oils, clay masks, and vitamin C. Additionally, their weight-loss program, which is referred to as Last12Pounds uses vitamin injections, recipe books, and freezing one's snacks in a block of ice to help people look and feel better.